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Questions tagged [exchanges]

This tag should be used for questions regarding exchanges. Exchanges are sites which allow for the conversion of Bitcoins to various world currencies as well as alternate cryptocurrencies.

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How to regain access to my coins? (unknown digital location)

I transferred some bitcoin from my wallet in HitBTC to my wallet at Bittrex. Block Explorer shows the transfer completed. and so does Hit BTC. Bittrex claims they never got the crypto and there's ...
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Is there any exchange website that directly converts to a specific currency once a cryptocurrent payment is received?

I wonder if there is some exchange service that I can use for my webshop (Woocommerce) that directly when a customer pays in the webshop, convert the cryptocurrency money to a specific currency like ...
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Was the “Proof of keys” exercise “The Ultimate Stress Test”?

Yesterday was publicised as a "Proof of Keys" day when people with accounts on Bitcoin exchanges were urged to withdraw their balance into a stand-alone wallet for the day as a test whether the ...
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Is that considered money laundering by Bitcoin in Germany?

Let's say I have 1000 Euro (in German bank account from legal income) because the German bank's interest is 0% so it is not wise to keep money in my bank account. In my home country (3rd world ...
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How do exchange sites know all user deposit transactions?

If they use transaction/wallet listener, how do they detect deposit transactions when their services are not running, do they fetch blocks at every height to scan for deposits to avoid any missing? ...
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I accidentally transferred my Bitcoin Cash to Bitcoin (BTC) wallet in BitMEX! [closed]

A few days ago, I bought Bitcoin Cash and transferred it to my BitMEX Bitcoin BTC Wallet by accident! This is money that I can't afford to lose! What do you suggest I do? My conversations with BitMEX:...
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Reports of Cryptocurrency Exchanges faking volume trade data. Where can one find this report?

In 2018 December there was a research report on cryptocurrency exchanges faking volume trade data. Where can one find this report on these exchanges? Supposedly the only 2 exchanges that had real ...
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Crypto credit/debit card provider - Process of Crypto to Fiat

How do crypto credit/debit card provider organise their crypto to fiat exchange process? I thought that they would manually exchange crypto to fiat on exchanges through a bot. However, this would not ...
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How can one confirm that reported transactions on the exchange actually occur and are not due to wash-trading?

For instance, if I'm subscribed to binance's websocket trade stream.. and it is reporting trades.. how can one be assured that the trades are actually occuring and not just the exchange trading with ...
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When you trade on an exchange where does the bitcoin or other crypto go to

Do exchanges use an intermediate address when fulfilling transactions or is it always user to user when buying/selling between cryptocurrencies?
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Bitcoin / Crypto and exchanges!

When we buy/ sell bitcoin through some exchange say "Koinex in Indian context", what is the process i.e. actually followed ? 1. Does exchange communicate to node(s) in the bitcoin blockchain thru my ...
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Bitcoin price synchronized between exchanges

how the different exchanges manage to have the price of Bitcoin synchronized (or at least very close)?
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Should Account-level in BIP32/BIP44 be Hardened?

Let's say we have an ETH trading exchange where we employ BIP32/BIP44 to generate a unique wallet address for each user. For simplicity, each user uses the same wallet address (unique to each user) ...
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How do exchanges and atms introduce bitcoin

As far as I know, Bitcoin is "mined", introduced into the system as part of the protocol, a reward to the miners for verifying everyone's transactions and keeping the network up. But how do ...
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Bitcoin MultiSig balance not showing under listaccounts

I added 2-2 MultiSig address into wallet via bitcoin cli (Testnet) addmultisigaddress <'["key","key"]'> [account] 1 key of current wallet and other public key from different node wallet. ...
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Could bitcoin/blockchain be used to create a secure non-3rd party escrow?

I'm wondering if there could be a block chain approach to selling goods and putting money in an escrow-like state until the goods are received. I'm envisioning the following scenario. 1) Buyer puts ...
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How can I convert iTunes Gifts card to Bitcoin [closed]

Hello I really want to know how to convert iTunes gift cards to cans or Bitcoin
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Exchanges and security

How can I ensure that my crypto-assets are secure when trading in a certain exchange? Even when I have my private wallet, I should deposit into theirs before trading.
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What is the best language to use for making API orders? [closed]

I have heard that python is at a disadvantage when it comes to making API requests. It’s built on C which makes it slower. Are there any languages that are low level enough to make fast requests and ...
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Where can I short bitcoin?

Where can I short sell Bitcoin? My research: Bitfinex: margin trading, but requires 10,000 USD as initial equity. I can move it away later but I think this is too risky for me. Poloniex: margin ...
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What is the right method to calculate Relative Strength Index (RSI) for incoming real time data?

I am working on a trading bot that computes values for several indicators including the RSI. I subscribe to real time minute-level market data from an exchanges, and as new data arrives, I get the ...
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K-line of Bitcoin market

Since bitcoin market runs globally 365x24x7; and it never stops. So there is no opening price and closing price. K-line generally called yin and yang lines or candle line, these were Homma ...
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I'm Searching cryptocurrency exchange api [closed]

We want complete cryptocurrency trading service from api requirement all api where we can integrate all services in my UI. long story in short we want any service provider backend in our UI. API ...
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Is a website legitimate that offers to double your deposit within 7 days? [closed]

Anybody familiar with this website? https://www.investyourbitcoin.net I really want to work with them but I can't seem to find any review about it online? It seems legit.. but is it legit?
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Please explain WalletExplorer.com layout of data

I am having a hard time understanding exactly what information is being presented here: https://www.walletexplorer.com/wallet/Poloniex.com I believe that this is the aggregating wallet held by the ...
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How bittrex and other bitcoin trading websites send bitcoin to their one user to another instantly and without any fees?

When user-1 post an order of selling btc, user-2 comes and fulfill that order, we noticed that instantly user-2 receive btc in his/her wallet. My question is how is it possible to send btc instantly ...
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Crypto exchanges algorithms

I have noticed that if I put a buy order up - for instance - on any not so heavily traded coin, if close to the highest bid, often within 20 secs the highest bid will try to beat me. Or when I put it ...
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Practical Implementation of Liquidity Provider for Crypto Exchange

I understood about the basics of the liquidity provider ,but I wanted to know about what are the ways to provide the liquidity provider for my exchange. Do I need to practically implement it? How can ...
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Shorts, longs BTC data

I am trying to use the Bitfinex API to get historic shorts,longs BTC/USD data.So, the Bitfinex gives size data with Available values: '1m', this equals last 2 hours, i need last two month at least. ...
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Do exchanges have a sandbox to test?

Hey so I want to test some trading.. does binance, bittrex, poloniex, kraken or gemini have a sandbox to trade fake crypto to test systems?
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Providing Liquidity in CryptoCurrency Exchange!

Can anybody give some idea about the issue of providing liquidity to the users for creating a cryptocurrency exchange ? Thanks!
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How do cryptocurrency exchanges handle users' accounts?

I recently became aware of the fact that exchanges have trading engines that execute all trades within the exchange itself, and not on the blockchains. That is to say, if User A sells to User B, there ...
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How to do atomic swap with bitcoin?

I have read about the ATOMIC SWAP, I could find only the concept level and could not find technically. Is there any doc about atomic swap to achieve that technically and code sources to achieve this.
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Which cryptocurrencies can you margin trade with bitcoin? [closed]

I am trying to compile all cryptocurrencies (and fiat currencies) that can be margin trade with bitcoin. Here is a list of the pairs that I have found so far. If you know others please add them in ...
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Currency exchange process

I'm trying to understand all the logical steps that occur when a buy or sell order is submitted to an exchange such as Coinbase. From what I understand currently, this is the general process. Am I ...
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How the trade flow work?

How do buy and sell orders work? when the trade is match with the order offers how the currency is transfer to that account address where order match.I know the matching engine is working but need ...
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How to implement Lightning Network in to a cryptocurrency exchange

A highly potent use-case for the lightning network are the millions of transactions that occur on a daily basis. There's still a good chance of data breach and hacks due to centralization. The ...
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Would requesting a refund for a Bitcoin order be a better way to transform your Bitcoin in national currency?

Let example.com be a shop on the internet accepting Bitcoin as payment system, along with USD payments. In the context of a refund, the user gets back USD. Now, Alice has, let's say some bitcoins, ...
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How do exchanges automatically forward deposited bitcoin?

Most crypto exchanges have some sort of buffer address (unique for every person) where you deposit your bitcoin and then this is sent over to their main wallet and your account is credited with the ...
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Which exchanges have issued their own token like Binance Coin and Quoine Qash coin?

What other exchanges have issued their own coin like Binance and Quoine? Who was the first to do this? I'm doing some research on the history of exchange backed tokens.
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How is a ticker price determined?

I am trying to understand how a ticker price is determined for an asset, in this case I am specifically looking at BTC data from GDAX. The question stemmed when downloading historical BTC data from ...
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Can one tell which way the market goes from sell and buy orders?

Among other open access (i.e. public) data available in exchange API's are the open order books. They are given on exchange websites sorted by coin value. Is there a way to tell which way the market ...
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Which exchanges have been around since the early days of bitcoin?

Which exchanges are still around since the beginning of bitcoin? I want to gauge which ones are less likely to run off with your money as I'm unsure which exchange to use that is reputable. I know ...
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What is the safest way to escrow my money before purchasing bitcoins?

While investigating the process of purchasing items with bitcoins, one site that I was learning about suggested, if you don't have bitcoins, visit LocalBitCoins.com and buy some. OK, that made sense. ...
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What's the difference between a Bitcoin Wallet and a Bitcoin Exchange?

I was thinking about investing a small amount of money in Bitcoin: actually I'm having second thoughts about this, after all the fraud stories I've been told about on the Personal Finance site. ...
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How does crypto exchange got supply of bitcoins? [closed]

Let's take an example of Coinbase or Luno, who are their suppliers of bitcoins to be distributed to the buyers?
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Need explanation - limit buy order (Cryptopia)

If there are sell orders like this: selling 200 XXX - 100 satoshis per coin selling 200 XXX - 101 satoshis per coin selling 200 XXX - 102 satoshis per coin selling 200 XXX - 103 satoshis per coin ...
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Is Flyp.me legit [closed]

I frequently use shapeshift to convert from bitcoin to many other currencies. Today I found the site ExchangeCompare.io that comapres shapeshift exchange rates to it's competitors. For larger ...
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API: Trade Volumes for shorter timeframe than 24h

I need trade volumes for all tradeable symbols for an exchange. E.g.: binance: [{ "LTC/BTC": { "15m": { ... }, }, { "1h": { ... } } }], hitbtc: [...] ... Tickers only have 24h volumes. It's not ...
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Bitcoin opening and closing times

What time does the Bitcoin market open and close? Also, I've just joined Cryptorobot365 which claims to win 9/10 trades, but I'm still losing money on my account after 4 hours, albeit only £4. Can ...